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The Grimmest of Grimm

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The stories collected by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm in the early 19th century reflected life as known to the German people of the time - fantastic, yet often unpredictable and pernicious. Patriotic folklorists, they began their collection of tales with the intent of preserving the endangered German oral tradition from a Napoleonic rule intent on suppressing local culture. Fro ...more
Paperback, 180 pages
Published October 31st 2004 by Lysander Press
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Shelby
Jan 10, 2013 Shelby rated it did not like it
Recommends it for: Someone that was legally blind and intoxicated.
Recommended to Shelby by: The internet's glorious reviews!
(As a side note since Goodreads had grouped this book with some truly wonderful representations of the Grimm tales, this review is for "The Grimmest of Grimm" (Paperback) with a multitude of illustrators....not "Grimm's Grimmest.")

The rubbish of rubbish is more like it.

This book has a very small collection of Grimm tales in it. It has some of the more common tales with a few not so common tales thrown in. Sure, the tales are the original dark and sinister tales originally passed down through gen
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Aug 16, 2014 Crystal rated it it was amazing
I loved reading this book,it was great.All the stories in this book were all very detailed.I would recommend this book to anyone :)
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Jacob Ludwig Karl Grimm, German philologist, jurist and mythologist, was born at Hanau, in Hesse-Kassel (or Hesse-Cassel). He is best known as the discoverer of Grimm's Law, the author of the monumental German Dictionary, his Deutsche Mythologie and more popularly, with his brother Wilhelm, as one of the Brothers Grimm, as the editor of Grimm's Fairy Tales.

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